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The Black Car Assistance Corporation (BCAC) and the Limousine Bus Taxi Operators of Upstate New York (LBT) have reignited their efforts to repeal the sales tax on service that affects Black Car and Limousine services in New York State. The tax, which is not charged on competing industries, has been a thorn in the side of operators for years now.

The BCAC and LBT have started a new petition to the Tax Relief Commission and encourage you to sign it and pass it on for base staff, drivers, friends, and family to sign as well. This is the biggest issue facing our industry and the opportunity to use our democratic resources to petition our government to fight for us is now! You can sign the petition by going to With each signature, an email is sent to important decision makers to highlight the importance of this issue! Every signature counts. We'd like to get a few thousand this time!